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Drylands: Thea Astley ; read by Beverley Dunn.

Drylands: Thea Astley ; read by Beverley Dunn.
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ISBN 9781742670584
Author Astley, Thea
Title Drylands [electronic resource] / Thea Astley ; read by Beverley Dunn.
Edition Unabridged ed.
Publisher/Date [Melbourne, Vic.] : Bolinda audio, 2010.
Contents note Downloadable eAudiobook.
Duration: 07:09:48.
Fiction.
Performer note Read by Beverley Dunn.
Summary Note In her flat above Drylands' newsagency, Janet Deakin is writing a book for the world's last reader. Little has changed in her 50 years, except for the coming of cable TV. Loneliness is almost a religion, and still everyone knows your business. But the town is being outmanoeuvred by drought and begins to empty, pouring itself out like water into sand. Small minds shrink even smaller in the vastness of the land. One man is forced out by council rates and bigotry; another sells his property, risking the lot to build his dream. And all of them are shadowed by violence of some sort - these people whose only victory over the town is in leaving it.
Subject Australian fiction
Country life -- Australia
Pastoral fiction
Psychological fiction
Talking books
Added Author Dunn, Beverley narrator.
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